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Cover Reveal for Rum and Raindrops!

  Posted by Jean Oram , 02 March 2018 · 154 views

<h3><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png[/url]" alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Happy Birthday Blueberry Springs! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f382.png"[/url] alt="🎂" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></h3>
<p>It’s the 5th birthday of the beloved Blueberry Springs series and today we’re revealing the cover for book 2, Rum and Raindrops.</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RumRaindrops_JeanOram.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RumRaindrops_JeanOram.png[/url]"><img class=" wp-image-4435 aligncenter" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/RumRaindrops_JeanOram.png"[/url] alt="" width="535" height="449" /></a></p>
<p><strong><img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png[/url]" alt="💘" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Sometimes the best boyfriend is the most unexpected one! <img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f498.png"[/url] alt="💘" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></strong></p>
<p>This is a sweet romance about falling in love with the man you shouldn’t. Haven’t read it? <a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/rum-raindrops/"]http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/rum-raindrops/[/url]">Read a sneak peek right here on my site!</a></p>
<p><strong>Insider Sneak Peek:</strong> Even though Rum and Raindrops was the third book I published, it was actually one of the first ones I wrote! I even submitted it to Harlequin. (They didn’t feel it fit their line. Maybe it was too funny? Ha ha!)</p>
<p>Want more insider sneak peeks into the Blueberry Springs books? <a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]">Check out my Jeanster reader group on Facebook.</a> Everyone’s welcome!</p>
<p><em><strong>Walk down memory lane…</strong></em></p>
<p>The original cover (2014-2015) created by an author friend (on the left) and then a cover I created (2015-2018):</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K.jpg[/url]"><img class="alignnone wp-image-1020" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-208x300.jpg"[/url] alt="" width="196" height="282" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-208x300.jpg[/url] 208w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-711x1024.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-711x1024.jpg[/url] 711w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-100x143.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-100x143.jpg[/url] 100w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-150x215.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-150x215.jpg[/url] 150w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-200x287.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-200x287.jpg[/url] 200w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-300x431.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-300x431.jpg[/url] 300w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-450x647.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-450x647.jpg[/url] 450w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-600x863.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-600x863.jpg[/url] 600w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-900x1295.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/RumandRaindrops250K-900x1295.jpg[/url] 900w" sizes="(max-width: 196px) 100vw, 196px" /></a><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01.png"><img[/url] class="alignnone wp-image-3432" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01-211x300.png"[/url] alt="Rum and Raindrops romance Blueberry Springs by Jean Oram" width="204" height="290" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01-211x300.png[/url] 211w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-01.png[/url] 515w" sizes="(max-width: 204px) 100vw, 204px" /></a></p>

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NetGalley Review Copy Available: The Surprise Wedding

  Posted by Jean Oram , 01 March 2018 · 99 views

<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01.png[/url]"><img class="size-medium wp-image-3416 alignleft" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01-199x300.png"[/url] alt="The Surprise Wedding romance Veils and Vows by Jean Oram" width="199" height="300" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01-199x300.png[/url] 199w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2-The-Surprise-Wedding-01.png[/url] 435w" sizes="(max-width: 199px) 100vw, 199px" /></a><strong>Do you like to review books?</strong> Do you have an account on NetGalley? A read-and-review copy of <em>The Surprise Wedding</em> is available during the month of March as part of my Blueberry Springs 5-year birthday celebration!</p>
<p>That’s right! I’ve partnered with the always fabulous Kobo online bookstore to bring this book to reviewers via the NetGalley site.</p>
<p>Want to know more? Readers can join NetGalley for free–authors pay for the spot on the site. Readers then choose the book they’re interested in reading and reviewing and agree that in exchange for the free read-and-review copy of The Surprise Wedding they will post an honest review online.</p>
<p><strong><em>Why do authors pay for this service? Don’t we get enough reviews from readers?</em></strong></p>
<p>Great questions! Reviews can be difficult to come by, believe it or not. Reviews take time and often readers feel that they don’t know what to say.</p>
<p>What to say? Don’t sweat it! Reviews don’t have to be long or fancy. Sometimes the best, and most helpful reviews are short and simply share what the reader thought of the book. Did it make you cry? Laugh? Did it surprise you? Think of what you’d tell a friend about the book and write it down. That’s a review!</p>
<p><strong><em>Why do reviews matter?</em> </strong></p>
<p>Reviews help readers decide whether to give a book a try or not. They also show that others are indeed reading that book! (And therefore worthy of consideration.) As well, often book promotion sites where authors apply to have their books listed require that books have a certain number of reviews.</p>
<p>And so that’s why we authors <em>LOVE</em> reviews so much!</p>
<p>Interested in giving The Surprise Wedding and NetGalley a try? <a href="[url="https://www.netgalley.com/catalog/book/133562"]https://www.netgalley.com/catalog/book/133562[/url]">You can find the book here.</a></p>
<p>Already read The Surprise Wedding? Why not leave a review on your favourite online bookstore or Goodreads? Thank you.</p>
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Blueberry Springs is Five! Cover reveal!

  Posted by Jean Oram , 01 March 2018 · 119 views

<h2>Happy Birthday Blueberry Springs! <img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f388.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f388.png[/url]" alt="🎈" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f388.png"[/url] alt="🎈" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /><img [url="src="]src="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f388.png"[/url] alt="🎈" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /></h2>
<p>It’s been five wonderful years since I published my first book which was in the Blueberry Springs series. Time has flown and the years have been filled with publishing 19 books, making AMAZING reader friends as well as author friends.</p>
<p>To celebrate I’ve commissioned all new covers for my Blueberry Springs books–all 7! (Plus two box sets.) Today I’m revealing the cover for Whiskey and Gumdrops–a book that originally was book 2 in the series but is now book 1.</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/WhiskeyGumdrops_JeanOram.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/WhiskeyGumdrops_JeanOram.png[/url]"><img class="wp-image-4428 aligncenter" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/WhiskeyGumdrops_JeanOram.png"[/url] alt="" width="533" height="447" /></a></p>
<p>Whiskey and Gumdrops is a best friends romance about a small town waitress with big dreams and a best friend whose love scares her. You can <a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/whiskey-and-gumdrops/"]http://www.jeanoram.com/books/blueberry-springs/whiskey-and-gumdrops/[/url]">read a sneak peek</a> of the book right here on my site if you haven’t dived into it already.</p>
<p>Insider Sneak Peek in the creation of Whiskey and Gumdrops: While writing this book I fell behind on its release schedule (by about 5 months) as my mom was terminally ill and we were moving house and communities. This book taught me to write anywhere, anytime. I wrote in the ER, I wrote in vehicles when my 2-year-old fell asleep on a drive. (I’d park, pull out my computer and write until he woke up again.)</p>
<p>Want more insider sneak peeks into the books? <a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]">Check out my Jeanster reader group on Facebook.</a> Everyone’s welcome!</p>
<p><em><strong>Walk down memory lane…</strong></em></p>
<p>The original cover (2013-2015) created by an author friend (on the left) and then a cover I created (2015-2018):</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/WhiskeyAndGumdrops141K.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/WhiskeyAndGumdrops141K.jpg[/url]"><img class="alignleft wp-image-4429" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/WhiskeyAndGumdrops141K.jpg"[/url] alt="" width="195" height="281" /></a><a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1-01.png"><img[/url] class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-3431" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1-01-211x300.png"[/url] alt="Whiskey and Gumdrops romance Blueberry Springs by Jean Oram" width="211" height="300" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1-01-211x300.png[/url] 211w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/1-01.png[/url] 515w" sizes="(max-width: 211px) 100vw, 211px" /></a></p>

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

  Posted by Jean Oram , 14 February 2018 · 136 views

<p>If you’re not a member of <a href="[url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans[/url]">my private reader group on Facebook</a> or on <a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/freebook">my[/url] newsletter</a> you’re missing out on the chance to be my valentine today! Join them both for a chance to win valentines treats from me!</p>
<p>But in the meantime, here’s another way to win as a reader–two great Valentine’s sweet romances to warm your heart today.</p>
<p>Enjoy!</p>
<p>P.S. Scroll to the bottom to find out how this romance author spends her Valentine’s Day!</p>
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<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Candy-Kisses.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Candy-Kisses.jpg[/url]"><img class="wp-image-4414 alignleft" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Candy-Kisses.jpg"[/url] alt="" width="225" height="338" /></a></p>
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<p><strong>Purchase Jean C. Gordon’s book–on sale today for only $1.49: </strong><a href="[url="http://amzn.to/2EtVB5G"]http://amzn.to/2EtVB5G[/url]">Purchase on Amazon.</a><br /><em><br />Candy Price is tired. Tired of blind dates, tired of Albany, New York, and tired of her overbearing boss. So, she decides to help her landlord—witty, gorgeous Mike Wheeler—find a new woman. The result is a contest where the winner takes all…but will the winner be Candy as she begins to fall for Mike?</em></p>
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<p><strong>Preorder Isabella Thorne’s sweet regency about falling for the man you shouldn’t for only $0.99 today (the price goes up to $2.99 on release day so preordering is where it’s at!): </strong><a href="[url="http://amzn.to/2CkH2LP"]http://amzn.to/2CkH2LP[/url]">Purchase on Amazon</a></p>
<p><em>Lady Eleanor Hawthorne never planned on falling in love with a Firthley. The Hawthornes and the Firthleys have been enemies since before Lady Eleanor was born, but when her sleigh is stranded in the snow she cannot bring herself to forget her handsome rescuer, even when she realizes he is David Firthley… </em></p>
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<p>So how am I spending the romantic holiday of February 14th this year? I’m driving teenagers through a snowstorm to a trivia tournament! Yup! I’m hanging out with the smart kids, because nothing says romance like a little fun and games. <img src="[url="https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f609.png"]https://s.w.org/images/core/emoji/2.4/72x72/1f609.png[/url]" alt="😉" class="wp-smiley" style="height: 1em; max-height: 1em;" /> Bet you thought I was going to be looking soulfully into my husband’s eyes over candlelight tonight! LOL. Maybe next year. I hope you have a wonderful day! Thanks for reading.</p>

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Secret Cover Reveal & a Signed Paperback Giveaway!

  Posted by Jean Oram , 26 January 2018 · 102 views

<p><strong>Just in time for Valentine’s Day… (Okay, pretty early for it!) Is…</strong></p>
<p>A little secret something I’ve been working on with my wonderful new cover designer. Yes, new covers for Blueberry Springs! And specifically, Sweet Treats, which is a book with three short and sweet romances in them set on Valentine’s Day in the small mountain town millions of readers have come to call home in their imaginations.</p>
<p>Blueberry Springs is turning 5 years old in March and I’ve begun some birthday celebrations. And one of them happens to be new covers for all 7 books.</p>
<p><strong>Want to see the first one?</strong></p>
<p>For a Valentine’s Day giveaway that starts today–I’m revealing the first cover! What do you think? Tell me in the comment section–and watch for more reveals in the coming weeks as we lead up to March.</p>
<p><em><strong>I</strong><strong>nsider Exclusive:</strong></em> The first 15 fans who attend the <a href="[url="https://www.facebook.com/events/204258540121527/"]https://www.facebook.com/events/204258540121527/[/url]">XOX Valentines event</a> with me on February 2nd in Sylvan Lake, Alberta will get a signed copy of the new Sweet Treats for FREE! Simply find me there and tell me you’re a reader of my blog.</p>
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<p>That’s right–I’m also holding a Goodreads giveaway where one lucky reader will win a signed paperback of Sweet Treats. Hurry and enter! Giveaway ends February 12th. Don’t forget to <a href="[url="https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37857830-sweet-treats"]https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/37857830-sweet-treats[/url]">add Sweet Treats to your shelves</a> and to<a [url="href="]href="https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6570589.Jean_Oram">[/url] friend me</a>!</p>

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How Canadian Writers Stay Warm

  Posted by Jean Oram , 18 January 2018 · 143 views

No, this isn’t the headline for a funny meme–but it could be. Today, we’re talking Canada, eh? Like, winter in the Great White North. If you’re going to Timmy’s for a double-double make sure you plug in the car. No, it’s not electric. You’re plugging in a heater attached the engine that will warm the oil so the engine can turn over in cold weather. (Oil becomes very thick when cold!) And if you’re going tobogganing wear your toque! (Sledding–wooly hat.)
[b]All righty then. So how do we writers stay warm when the outside world hurts our faces because it’s sooooo cold out?[/b]

[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/JeanOram.jpg"][img]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/JeanOram.jpg[/img][/url]There are a ton of ways to stay warm, but the most curious to me are our hands. I thought I was the only one with the issue of[b] keeping my hands warm[/b] while typing for hours. It turns out I am not alone. While my hand warmers aren’t the most glamourous (they’re well-used one-dollar stretchies with the fingers cut off), they do the trick.
If you’re from a milder climate you’re likely wondering why I don’t simply turn up the heat. You see, here’s the odd thing…even when the thermostat in the house says it’s room temperature, when it’s -30 C (-22F) or colder outside and especially if there’s a windchill taking it to -48C (-54F) or so, the house (as wonderfully sealed as it is) ends up with a bit of a chill to it. The outer doors start to freeze shut, ice builds up on the inside of the windows… and other crazy stuff like that.
In our first house–a house built during the war (WWII)–if we left the kitchen cupboard doors closed the food inside froze! And I tell ya, having a closet that shared two outer walls ensured I took my clothes out way before I wanted to put them on. They were so shockingly cold!
My current home is much, much warmer than that one, but I do still get a chill in the winter months from time to time and especially if I have a deadline and find myself typing a ton (and not moving around as much as usual). When that happens I’m prepared! I’ll stick hand warmer packets under the glove’s fabric so I have nice and toasty heat warming me up. Ahhhh. Heaven! I have also been known to ask the dog to sleep across my wool-sock clad feet.
Here are some tidbits from some of my favourite Canadian romance writing buddies who share the same cold snaps I do. Check them out!
[b]Author Katie O’Connor[/b]

[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/KatieOConnor.jpg"][img]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/KatieOConnor.jpg[/img][/url]I love these so much! They’re gorgeous. Katie made these herself–she’s a multi-talented woman!
How Katie stays warm:[quote]
Winter is brutal here in Canada. I keep my hands covered when I write or my fingers seize up. Hot tea, hot toddies, and a warm fireplace are necessities.[/quote]You can find more about Katie and her romances [url="https://www.amazon.com/Katie-OConnor/e/B007GZT1IO/?tag=jeaora-20"]on Amazon.[/url]
[b]Roxy Buroughs[/b]

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Roxy got these are a gift and they look so soft and warm![quote]
I LOVE them. Cute and cozy. I use them during the winter months. Always with matching nail polish, of course. Great for combating the chill.
I warm up with homemade soups, too. But don’t try to match my nail polish to those.[/quote](Have I ever mentioned we writers tend to be a fun and sassy bunch?)
Check out Roxy’s website for her latest romances: [url="http://www.roxyboroughs.com"]www.roxyboroughs.com[/url]
[b]Win Day[/b]
[quote]
I cheat a lot and spend as much of the winter as possible somewhere else.
When I’m writing in Canada, though, it’s not my hands that get cold. I have lousy circulation in my legs and feet. And I’m short. So I have a footstool with a built-in heater and fan! And a beautiful lap robe that a weaver friend made for me.[/quote]I need a stool like that! It sounds amazing as I write on the couch in the midst of the family chaos and a stool would be lovely seeing as my feet can’t touch the floor. And the heater? Bliss!
[url="https://www.kobo.com/ca/en/search?query=Win%20Day&amp;fcsearchfield=Author"]You can find Win’s books on Kobo and other retailers.[/url]
[b]A.M. Westerling[/b]

[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/AMWesterling.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/AMWesterling.jpg[/url]A.M.’s wooly warmer was also a gift.
How does this writer stay warm?[quote]
I try to dress appropriately, which means layers. Sometimes lots of layers. And a hot beverage is always good too!
[/quote][url="http://www.bookswelove.com/authors/westerling-m-romance-historical"]Check out A.M.’s historicals at Books We Love.[/url]
[b]Jan O’Hara[/b]

[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/JanOHara.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/JanOHara.jpg[/url]How does Jan stay warm?[quote]
My current method for staying warm comes with a hefty dose of guilt. I “borrowed” [the cup] from my husband, because it makes me laugh.
(It shapes perfectly to my lips, not my husband’s.)[/quote]This is such a fun mug. I love it!
[url="http://janohara.net/"]Pop by Jan’s website for more fun and books![/url]
[b]Jenna Howard[/b]
[quote]
I have some fingerless gloves I crocheted and a mug and tea addiction that just won’t slow down.[/quote]We then went down a rabbit hole about all the great cups they have at Chapters (a bookstore in Canada where I *may* have spent a little bit on cups for myself as well as reader gifts for the New Year! They have awesome cups and [url="http://www.facebook.com/groups/jeanoramfans"]I’ll be giving one away in my fan group on Facebook. Join the Jeanster family if you haven’t already![/url]).
You can [url="https://www.facebook.com/AuthorJennaHoward/?timeline_context_item_type=intro_card_work&amp;timeline_context_item_source=728047183&amp;pnref=lhc"]like Jenna Howard’s page on Facebook[/url] as well as find out more over there about her latest steamy romance.
[b]Brenda Sinclair[/b]

[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/BrendaSinclair-1.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/BrendaSinclair-1.jpg[/url]Brenda claims, as I do about my own talents, that we’re not talented enough to make these amazing hand warmers on our own. But she loves these ones she bought at local craft sale.
Her stay-warm must-haves also include:[quote]
…fuzzy warm socks and a hot Carmel Drizzle coffee.[/quote]Yum!
[url="https://www.brendasinclairauthor.com"]Pop by Brenda’s website for a full list of her books.[/url]
[b]Suzanne Stengl[/b]

[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/SuzanneStengl.jpg"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/SuzanneStengl.jpg[/url]And then because there is a monkey in every group (it’s usually me!), Suzanne Stengl sent me this picture of…[quote]
My good ole Canadian hand warmers.[/quote]I’m pretty sure she’s not typing in those, but she will indeed be warm while skiing.
I like the skis Suzanne!
[url="https://www.suzannestengl.com/"]You can find out about the whimsical Suzanne on her website.[/url]
Thanks for hanging out with us. I hope you’ve been staying warm this winter–and if you’re a reader south of the equator I hope you’re not [i]too[/i] warm!
Take care and thanks for reading.
Jean
P.S. If you need a book to keep you warm (or cool!) this month check out my book, The Promise, which is free for all newsletter subscribers. Sign up with your favourite email and instantly claim your freebie! Warning–this book is a real roller coaster. You’ll be laughing and crying with this sweet romance. Get your copy of The Promise here: [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/FREEBOOK"]www.jeanoram.com/FREEBOOK[/url]

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Sneak Peek from Upcoming Book Accidentally Married

  Posted by Jean Oram , 13 January 2018 · 118 views

<p>Seven Lines! I was tagged for a game on Facebook where you share seven lines from the book you are working on.</p>
<p><a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01.png[/url]"><img data-attachment-id="3419" [url="data-permalink="]data-permalink="http://www.jeanoram.com/?attachment_id=3419"[/url] [url="data-orig-file="]data-orig-file="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01.png"[/url] data-orig-size="435,657" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;0&quot;,&quot;resized_images&quot;:&quot;Array&quot;}" data-image-title="5 Accidentally Married-01" data-image-description="&lt;p&gt;Accidentally Married romance Veils and Vows by Jean Oram&lt;/p&gt;
" data-medium-file="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01-199x300.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01-199x300.png[/url]" [url="data-large-file="]data-large-file="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01.png"[/url] class="size-medium wp-image-3419 alignleft" [url="src="]src="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01-199x300.png"[/url] alt="Accidentally Married romance Veils and Vows by Jean Oram" width="199" height="300" [url="srcset="]srcset="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01-199x300.png[/url] 199w, [url="http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01.png"]http://www.jeanoram.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/5-Accidentally-Married-01.png[/url] 435w" sizes="(max-width: 199px) 100vw, 199px" /></a>I’m currently working on Jill and Burke’s story, <a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/books/veils-and-vows/accidentally-married/">Accidentally[/url] Married,</a> which is Veils and Vows book 4 and will be released everywhere March 22. (It is already up for <a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/IBOOKSmarried">preorder[/url] on iBooks</a>.)</p>
<p>I’m excited about this book as the idea of accidentally marrying someone tickles me to no end! (And then, of course, having these characters fall in love before they can separate is even better!)</p>
<p>This is a snippet from Burke Carver’s scene–he is sooooo not into marriage. And guess what? He and Jill accidentally got married.</p>
<p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>SNEAK PEEK FROM ACCIDENTALLY MARRIED<br />* * *<br />The stress had to be getting to him. His quest for market expansion being blocked by Jill and her inability to immediately free up his credit was making him twitch. His team had invested heavily in creating valuable momentum and now it would be all for nothing. Lost.</p>
<p>He had to find the answer and it was most definitely not marriage. That was never the answer. Women left. And when they did, they had a tendency to take down as much around them like an angry kitten with a vendetta against draperies and glass vases. Absolute and total destruction.</p>
<p>What had he been thinking uttering “I do?”</p>
<p>* * *</p>
<p>Reserve your copy<a href="[url="http://www.jeanoram.com/IBOOKSmarried"]http://www.jeanoram.com/IBOOKSmarried[/url]"> on iBooks</a> or <a [url="href="]href="http://www.jeanoram.com/freebook">subscribe[/url] to my newsletter</a> to get an email notice when Burke’s story is ready!</p>
<p>Thank you to romance author <a href="[url="http://mjanecolette.com"]http://mjanecolette.com[/url]">M. Jane Colette</a> for tagging me. She has a new release coming next month called <em>Screw Chocolate</em>. Her books are spicy and her hair colour is FABulous. Check her out!</p>

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Happy New Year! (Beat me in a Reading Challenge!)

  Posted by Jean Oram , 01 January 2018 · 141 views

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<p><a href="[url="https://www.goodreads.com/user_challenges/7054396"]https://www.goodreads.com/user_challenges/7054396[/url]">I challenged myself to read 50 books.</a> I read 15 for myself. (I don’t count kids books.) And yes, I am embarassed by that. I’m a former librarian, a woman who used to belong to 3 book clubs, a writer, and someone who used to be such an avid reader she was a top 25 reviewer on Goodreads.</p>
<p>I mean, 15 isn’t bad…but I didn’t finish as many as I started. And only 19,000 of the 3 million challengers completed their challenge…so I shouldn’t feel too bad. I’m in great company.</p>
<p>This year I’m going to aim a little lower. I’m going to aim for 20 books. How about you?</p>
<p>Are you on Goodreads? Do you want to see if you can outdo me in 2018?<a href="[url="https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6570589.Jean_Oram"]https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6570589.Jean_Oram[/url]"> Friend me!</a> Challenge me! Tell me in the comment section below how many books you hope to read in 2018.</p>

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Free for a limited time: Vodka and Chocolate Drops

  Posted by Jean Oram , 29 December 2017 · 304 views

<p><strong>Happy New Year!</strong></p>
<p>Bring in 2018 with laughter and secrets–Blueberry Springs secrets, that is!</p>
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<p>Vodka and Chocolate Drops is FREE for a very limited time to celebrate the new year.</p>
<p>Claim your happily ever after–one that starts with a bang. An explosive bang as Amber accidentally sends something of her cheating ex’s right over the side of the mountain in Blueberry Springs! Will her friend, Officer Scott Malone, believe her? Or will her world slowly begin to unravel?</p>
<p>Find out in Vodka and Chocolate Drops:</p>
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Save 50% off my Newest Books on Kobo for VIP members

  Posted by Jean Oram , 28 December 2017 · 175 views

<p>Wishing you the best in 2018!</p>
<p>Are you a Kobo VIP member? If so, partake in this special 50% sale on Kobo now through to January 3rd.</p>
<p>Specifically, stock up on the first three books in my Veils and Vows series. If you haven’t claimed these irresistible reads yet, here’s your chance to get caught up in the series for half the regular price.</p>
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<p><em>Sometimes exes come in handy.</em></p>
<p>When these two former lovers have to work together…will love be rekindled, or will their past get in the way of everything they’ve ever wanted?</p>
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<p><em>When falling in love isn’t part of the contract.</em></p>
<p>Two old friends come up with a marriage plan to work around some business issues, but what they don’t count on is the enduring power of love and friendship.</p>
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<p><em>Love? It’s not in the plan.</em></p>
<p>Stuck in Blueberry Springs these two high society friends are trying to make their new business a go as well as their secret marriage. But these two fish find themselves out of water in more ways than one as they reach for a new life…together.</p>
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